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Williams drops 1st set of US Open quarterfinal

Pironkova is playing in her first tournament in more than three years after taking time off to become a mother. She broke Williams to lead 3-2, then failed to convert two set points while Williams served at 5-3. But Pironkova served it out in the next game.

PTI | Newyork | Updated: 09-09-2020 23:10 IST | Created: 09-09-2020 22:51 IST
Williams drops 1st set of US Open quarterfinal
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Serena Williams has dropped the first set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal against unseeded Tsvetana Pironkova by a 6-4 score. Pironkova is playing in her first tournament in more than three years after taking time off to become a mother.

She broke Williams to lead 3-2, then failed to convert two set points while Williams served at 5-3. But Pironkova served it out in the next game. She won 20 of the 25 points she served in that set.


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